Romeo And Juliet Vs Fahrenheit 451 Analysis

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Romeo & Juliet vs. Fahrenheit 451 in terms of: The Individual Against The Society

Introduction of the article and relating it with two texts What does the word society mean? A society is a group of individuals who share a common point. For example the people of Turkey is considered a ‘society’ because they live in the same country. The school orchestra is a society because all of the students included are interested in music. But what happens when one of the individuals go against the societal expectations of their group? Malala Yousafzai may be one of the bravest and unique examples for the individual versus the society topic. She is a seventeen year-old activist working for the education rights of female students in Pakistan. She changed …show more content…

later, Friar Lawrence:
But look thou stay not till the watch be set,
For then thou canst not pass to Mantua;
Where thou shalt live, till we can find a time
To blaze your marriage, reconcile your friends,
Beg pardon of the prince, and call thee back
With twenty hundred thousand times more joy
Than thou went 'st forth in lamentation.’’
A secret relationship between the children of two nemesis families wouldn’t be approved by the society for sure, hence making Romeo go against the society in Public Acclaim aspect.

Just like Malala, Montag and Romeo had to oppose with their societies in order to execute what they believe in, and as a price for this, they lost public acclaim in their lives.

Connection Point 2: Going against the culture
If the society would to be an oak tree, culture would be its leaves and branches. Culture makes a society differ from others. Culture, makes the society unique.

Montag wanted to be a fireman ever since he could remember himself. It was in their family culture to be a fireman, thus he didn’t even think whether he wanted to be one or not, he just took the job.
‘’Was I given a choice? My grandfather and father were firemen. In my sleep, I ran after them.’’ (Guy Montag,

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